Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Sample of reported job titles:
Acquisition Cost Estimator, Construction Estimator, Cost Analyst, Cost Consultant, Cost Engineer, Cost Estimator, Estimator
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How much education does a new hire need to perform a job in this occupation? Respondents said:
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data
external site and 2021-2031 employment projections
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